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The Intrusion and Other Stories

(1993)
A collection of stories by

 
 
A haunting new collection of short stories from one of India's most acclaimed writers
Shashi Deshpande, in her new collection of short stories, explores a world darkened by the despair and unhappiness of women trying to break out of predefined roles. There is the newly married protagonist of the title story, whose self-respect and sense of self re violated by her crass and insensitive husband; the wife who finds herself involved in an affair because of her husband's indifference; the mother who tries to forge a relationship with a hostile daughter.... These and other stories in this collection serve to reaffirm Shashi Deshpande in her reputation as a writer of acuity and compassion.

Genre: General Fiction

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February 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Intrusion And Other Stories
Author(s): Shashi Deshpande
ISBN: 0-14-023688-0 / 978-0-14-023688-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Title: The Intrusion and Other Stories
Author(s): Shashi Deshpande
Publisher: Penguin
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